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r.erforiM hii ui'v T,':in'r si i...:ibl.' not.ee.
tt re.'j";r.-ll vt1.- I'o.-l-Oii'.ce I)epuiti:.ei.t. or'
t'ie null rt 1 f r i-.-i w f 1 lie f-im the o'ree, ,
r-wtiai-.i ad !i d toh'r.l. rend-r Mie
M:,st T lial'
t.l t.ie j:'.
for tho sulccrip- I
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ion 1 1 1-.:
...ul.o, h- .
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,1. r iioai d.-r.;, and
, :i t.i':e pe.n ire
ii. a in lii I'fvr.
..rt .'.V '.1 1
for the rcou.:
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A'..'j;;iy s-t L-.w. (
JV.'JI.L : ;:""l'Tl V a't i.d tc ry bi.a -
fi'. "M'i .' l t.ie r-rr.fi"i--.i ally in cry
0 .I oX liic Coui.L.-.- ot' i Lr.isUa Tei ritorv.
S. A. M UICRLAM)
P dlev i. T... t. l""lL
j ii7 "C, 7A.tli. It i l.viio; peiiiianei.tly
IJ locate.l 11 lic'lrtvue, .. T.. will attend
to all hui'is iu hi profcMioi.; Ollii'e, oppo
ite J'iill i.'.'oni Unil !o.:r. mr I I
Si nVEVOK AM) KNCil.NKSR, IMW11.
Neh.i.ski. ll.'!nir located pe-niu'iei.tly.
is prepared to pneiertit 1 1 art of Survey in g and
K.liiiieerili(; in all Ihctr branches, with p'oinpt-
Ii -is and e.iracv. ir V I
. . WATSOX.
Ijiid Ajent, Surveyor and Fine;ineer, Belle-
VTKfJOTIATOU, Collector, tJ'i.i-ral Land
Aent, Coun.ellor at Law, .c, tc.
jlellevue, Ni braUa.
Havtnir an experience of 17 year i.i the Ter
ritory, will pay prompt attention to all com
munications, pout paid, in regard to the Ter
ritorv. .c., c.
g?J" Ollice near the Government buildin,;,
ml 10 rearof I. A !:arp)' banking houe.
Hdllevue, Nebraska, July I ), 164.
hT. M AllV.
nivs;cian and Surijeon, respectfully tender
J m . - 1 . ... 4l. ..il ...... a Kf
Tu professional wmi. oj .
Mary and vicinity. Office twe mile north
west of bt. Marv, ou the M usuuito creek.
W A TSO nTk 1 N K Y . CKKK,
r:.n.r.l lni.it Airent. St. Marv. Mill C ounty ,
Iowa. Will attend to iiie purchaM and tale of
real estate, the perfecting or lilies, paying lax
' ' . . . 1 1 ... 1 . : t 1 . 1.1. ,A . .1
aT 1 arming iauu
iiciiasers, on hand, for ai cheap, and 00
aaonabl. terms. -H iS. K. WAT&yN.
L. II. KINNF.Y.
WILLI A MH It WILSON'S BAW MILL.
Kee Cretk, -Mill Co., Iowa. The proprie-
..r of tiiii noil intend to keen lumber or all
tleacriptiou constantly ou hand j alu to up-
jdy s!I iecul order, lor luuioer ai uon uu
(ice, forVajih i.4J-3m
S1CN l'AINTF.It AND VAUWM.
rpHK subscriber having located liiwaelf at
X fct. Mary is prepared to execute 01 dura of
very diacriptioa of i'lam, I'aucy, and Orna
Bientat 1'ainting. higis piinted. lettered and
..M,t ! tim un.st ai.nroved lvl. ami lit tha
i.'t,.yt manner. l"atron:W renpectfully So
lUited. Off.ce, fct II. Myei, Fr nt Mnet, Bt
J4ary. bTANIM-A U bCUt.01 aisoiv. i .
Bt. Mary, twj'lji 1 1
V. A. SAKI'ir.
' WTioleoaU and Coimnlasion Merrhant.-dealer
ia :y liood, Hardware, y if eiuware, Gla
are, Gioccri.-, Di up, Medicines, Hook aud
W4wmTi cwuer of Main rei Grerory tret.
JOHNSON & l ASAUV.
t'ortiey at Law. slid (irnrral Land A, cuts,
'ily of Council Uliitt'-'. lov 0 . will nfteti-l to pro
.'isional lnii!ie ill 111" ii"i a'td "ill J.i.Im'ihI
I.listrict; riKn, to the purchase, sale and loca
.ion of l-i,d Wurr.ints. I'artioulitr attention
paid to the collection of chtimv a.ie; 31-3ia
D. w. riucK
Attorney t Law, Council ! 1 itfT City, Iowa
liefer to II. M. ilothes ' Jo.ieph. Mo., Joh'i
I) implidll, Wciton, ! ., M'ldd li. lluheit, St.
L'tiis.Mo tiili Iff
A'.tornev and Counsellor at Law, city of
j AS JiKCRVnTOR OwahaTIiv', S'.bra..
I . ka 'JVrntoiy. Land r!ini (cctert and
toeated. AkimiI ! 'he p in he, i.i.jirovf ,m:t
and al of c.ty proeitv or 'ud.
i.i mrid i i
Hon. Joc.hYiliiuiii, liiac.afine, Iowa ;
J. 1). McCill, I".!ij.. Fort D'uiomc, Iowa;
Hon. r.noi lowe, ItiMtiC ity, Iowa.
N. B. Letter of empiiry relative to North
ern NlrasW, answered uroinrftly.
Omaha City, Jan 31, 'ja-ly.
Conveyancer, Notary I'nblie, ami Surveyor.
Office at the More of (irecne, Knney, It Co.,
gt. Mary, Mills co., Iowa. Aug. ,':L
UN1TEO STATllS MAIL.
!oT Or rut Die t lnt,
February lil. 1V5.
TlROPOSALS for tarrvine the mail of ihe
J. United State from July 1, lJ, to June
M, lhi)M,on the following rout- in P'elirka
and Kamjj, Territories, w ill he received at the
Contract Office of the Tout Odice Department,
Whinlon, I). C, until 3 p. in., April 10,
to he decide:! by UOlh of nniici month,
(hein', for the most part, routta established by
uct of Au'1,,1 3, 1451.)
limit) Kroia Nl)rali City, by Uellevue and
OmithaCity, to Fort Calhoun, wilt
and back, once a week.
Kidder will Mate distance and pro)
acheddle of departures and arrival.
X ANSA Tr.RRITORr.
132C1 From Fort Liaciiworth to the Sac and
Fox Acency, mile and bark,
our a week.
JJidder will state distance and propose
olicdule of departure and arrival..
lfO. From Fort Scott to Fort Atkunon,
mile and back once a w.-tk.
Bidder will tate distance and propose
chcdule nf departure and aiiiva!.
I.'i.'OJ From F'ort LeaMi.woi th to Foil ltiiey,
Holes and back, once a week.
IMd'L'i a w ill tate distance ami propose
el.ed'ili of departure and arrivals.
l.r)2)l From Fort Scott to Crawford 9-uiiiary,
iiiilc mid hai k, once a wi tk.
Ki.'. dei will t'.at.! di.-lace and ir..poso
.)lnlulc .d' d 'I'lrtines an I ari iv.ds.
lo'iV'j I .0111 iVejIporl. Mj., to Fort Scutt,
In 1 it- and back , once a w. k.
J'iddci ill sia'w ditani e and propos :
c'lieu ile of the dep'irtu.-e and a. 1 ikait.
I MtTHCCTIOfl '
r,,i-m of a nroposal where no ( Kunro from ad-
vertiH 'i.ient ist'oiutemplait ,i o tile bidder.
j l, , of , coii.il y o. , Stal
I ,,r . lirunrjoc to col. v. the inailson loute
., . , f. 0111 , t" . arre.itily
to t ,e 1 i.iilt''iicEt of the i'o.tmaaier l nu r.il,
tel Feuiuary 10, IKjft. ui.d by the following
mode s..' con cynnce, viz:
I t the annual j jm of
T'..i proposal it made with f ill knowle.l ;i
l',K'ii.:.uut u.' t!ie iu lie, ll.e Weit ot til
n. .11I U1 1. e..i rii- l, unl a.l ot'i'-r particulars in
i ici eiic to ihe route an 1 aci 1 0. e, and ii!m after
f..'.l exaiuiiiatioli i f t!i in .Iructioa ai:d 10
.;uir';ue i.'. a'.'.a'.'h-.l to iliu a.''rtimenl.
F'-.'ii) of a Guarantee.
The ui.derMi.e !, residiiu; at , State of
, in.Jei lake that, if l0 foltj;oiii)' bnl for
carrying tlie mail 011 route No. he ac-
ceplud by tl.o l'oalu.a;er li. neral, the bidder
ahall, pr.ortothe Utihi v i ' July, 1H.V, or a
oon tpereaf t"r a may I. , enter in to the requir
ed obi Ration to perform tlie ervi.;e proposed,
With fjooil anil suilicieul surclte.
'1 Ii.. we du w itu a full knowledge of the obli
gation and liabilities aisuuied by guaiantoi
under the 27th kccIion of the act t Congress
of July it, lVJti.
(Signe.l by two guarantor.)
Form of Ctitilha.e.
Tlie undei signed, postmaster of ,
5'ate of , ceitilie, under hi oath of
ofbee, ll.at htt i acuuainted with tlie abv
k-uara:itoii, and kaowj thm to be men of pro-
7 i .. 1 .1.1.. ... 1 ik.; ....
pcrir, sou iuii vu wv gowi kusu uaiwiiic.
Th suiTicieiicy of cuarantor 011 ni'oooal
may he certiliel by a judge of a court of record
and by poattnanter.
The distances are given according to the Lest
information but no increased pay will be al
lowed Ihouid they be grea.er tliau advertised,
if the point t b ppliea be correctly staled
liiJ.lei uitisl lurorm ineiaseite en inispoini.
A bid received after tune viz: i p. m. of
the loih of April, Iliib or without the guar
antee required by law, or that combine several
route in onetuui of compensation, cannot be
considered in cointitioii with a regular propo
sal reasonable in amount.
bidder should, 111 all caiee, first prepese for
service strictly according toth adtertiacmeut,
and then, if they desire, separately for different
service; and if the regular bid be the lowest of
fered (or the advertued servi.e, the other Lids
may be considered, if the alteralloB proposed
ar recommended by the postmaster und citi-
xen interested, or II they shall appear uaui-
feidly right aud proper.
I luuc rttoold be out one route uii iut iu a
'll.e bid should be sealed; luperacribed "mail
proposals, S'ate ot or Territory
(a the case may be,) addressed; "Hecoa I A 1
.isiaat Postmaster General. Contract Ollice,"
and sent by mail, not by, or to, aa agent, aud
poatuirslert will uot eacloae proposal (ur let.
tersof any kiad) in their quarterly returns.
I he contract aro to be executed and return
ed to the department by or before the 1st of
July. IKoo, but tho aerru e iut be eouim-iiaed
ou the mail day next after that date, whttker
the contract be executed or not. ro nroiioi
tion for transfer will be consider mi until th
contract are executed in due form aud received
at the department; aud th'-u no transfr ia will
he allowed unless trood and sufficient reason
therefor are given, to be determined by th de
partment. .. . . . I .... .1
j'l eaeni conirar.iors, ami jei auvwu .
th department, must equally with other, pro.
cur guarantor and certificate of tneircffccieu
cy tuUlaiitially in the form above prescribed.
The cirtificale or suuieiency nun d siijneu
b a r..laatrof judge of couit of record.
JAJJW D. tlAMl'hELL,
ljjr14l Pw-msKer fjeiera!.
Original 1 o 1 1 r 5.
f For the Pillidium.l
0WB TO THX JTEEHASK2T LKOISLATOS.
Ye nitty body I yen extracted coii!oiiier.isliun j
Of ma-uifi.'d wieiom! It'iaint no use tu mtij
Taint no u--e tu pore out adiil iiliun upon t:,e
. ,, . , ,iv,
F.are nf tins terrakqneon earth, l our fame u
Krate, yen mity body! How yen rlpup thinirs,
And expect t u be a cii.nin to du crate th 115 ij
1 ...I .v.....) I.. I.. . ... .. .1,, l.rl. tl, ... I
Yon exh'ibeion body f S. fractified with
plor.u . . . i .
.... .. t.l ..... . 1 ... I nhil 1 I
Ineraftcure of law! Follower arter a de-
furikt ghoul of popUr uwei.ty.
Tew yen t!nn I sine, of herows and ae
Who's f 'utiire prmpcrta are n'liHeriu like f oc
Will wonder how yen wa o tarned mity. And
Tueii old detli cuius a tanbervatin around yeu
How yen will wish yew had bi.i In nest:
Yew have made money. Yew mity represen
Town lots, and Bunckum. 'Tin of yeirr mity
When aourroiinjid by diHickcultic I sin.
Wake auake and creep to jucticel
Yew corrupUbilc specimens of foiforessent
For tew hi heaving yetir scllisli acsliun au
And on the jine boards 'Ion; the rode,'
Yeur kin du stand in letturs of livin brilliansy
Tliatdeur leflcethack tu si;iatters heart
Most powerful whiskey drinks! Yew sliood not
Flay kards, and lue your money, got from
I' tide Sam.
Tu it while your young, yew
Wondeful men! 'taint right ye are 110 mity
What anshienl folksdid worhip. Yen are but
An unweeded garding what hasgrowu all up tu
A'd thine that rank nd gros du
Possess it entirely mity body of defuukt pol
Your hour is 'most run.
When tu yeur homes yew du go, da yeu remem
ber That yeu have duu yeur deuty to your little
Master aiu tu yeur pree.j hut noeu don't yeu
Try tu fool year grate coustit-iiicy with word
So much of decepshun hrcthe, that yeu can
n!y hat' beleve.thd facts of yeur iiiilea
ahile inabilety tu be decidedly a set vf
haf hot t-adis
Yeu mity body I adoo!
The following pwtic oTusinn by our
pioneer friend, Joseph Dyson, a man mak
ing no pretension to si liolaatic acquire
ments or poetical fume, indicates that he
is nut iii'yagood ja'riul, but possessed
of a mine of poetic wialih.
Blest com:. try ! 1 loi'e thee, my ow n native land,
Kach lull side and each tree, each sweet field,
stream and plain )
Each mountain and valley, and dry dcseit sand,
For my fore-fathers sake, who in Latlle were
Not simply because they iu battle were tried,
I'..r euer an.eo the duv. that heree war-
In barbarous conflicts, brave soldiers have died,
ltut the cause of true freedom, in which
they were slain,
Make their deeds, and their names, ill xny
My country too lives there, for reason the
S.. 1.11, a fhv at.eri.'th. in their caue thou
Free, bright, and unspotted will still be thy
I love thee, but 'ti rot f r thv vast domain,
N'or yet for the wealth thou hast laid up in
For vast are the empires, whose despots still
Whose ubject are bleeding at every pore;
I iovc thee because 'tis the land that gave birth
To the principle, they who the people wouh
Must be raised to tha seat, not by oirth-right
but worth ;
For uot one, but the peeple themselves, are
In thee, the oppressed of all nations (hall find
A home unmolested, acoiucience still free,
To think, speak, or write, as hi heart is in
clined, And worship hi God, 'heath his own vine
But hould thou, any country, despise th pure
Thy fore-father gave thee and ceae ti fulfil
Thy u.isiion, aud join in the despots vile course,
With a heart full of love I will cling to thee
JfJJ-Tlia "Angel Gabriel" leaves for
Europe in few days. He blew his horn
Iters to little purpose. He is in hopes of
meeting with better success on the other
side ot Jordon.
jrjj"ltis said that General ioott ap
prehends a very troublesome, if not t pro
tracted war with the Indian. There sre
symptoms of largo combinations, and the
Sioux particularly, are possessed with the
idea that they hold the United States ar
my at bay. and this is l!.t secret of their
A TocntiMi l5ctnr5T. A !;! nnnicil
Pr; noil I.yrntm went nut skalinir i"
Adrain, Michigan, n few (liij'S nrro. Jttsl
beforfl fins boy otnrtciJ for tlie iot, the
mott'er of iiitle Frank cnlleil him to hor,
I nml paittioneil liitn to li direful ami not
lirrak through the ice. Tlifliltle fellow
promised lie wotiM ; and. mopping a mn-
montr h told Lis mo' l.cr, -t he ttiould
. , . , , , .
f t drwntd, not to let nny of the. boy
6 ' ' '
disturb liis plnytliinp;, nnd to have loom
etitto)iii little! cousin in Cincinnati."
He the'- Hdhi mo'her nnd 'went 'to
y. Iia ..-vrt .1 ne li we uroug! 1
home a en p!G.
r.niroRiAL biiin(;. Any one whj
has had to Jo with the press is aware that
nrliclei in newspapers are of two kind
namely, those which arc written for 11 '
purpose not avowed, and those which are
written spontaneously, fromthe impulse
and conviction of the writer' own mind.
And any one who lias written articles of
both descriptions is aware, further, that
a man who is writing with perfect sincer
ity, writing with a pure desire to move,
interest, or convince, writes better, than
when the necessities of his vocation com
pel him to grind! the axt (or a party or an
individual. There is more or less axe
grinding ;!o;ie in every newspaper ollice
in the world ; and a perfectly independent
newspaper never existed. But when a
nr.in writes Willi perlect treeuom, then,
and only then, he writes his best. Life
Nci'ralgia. Dr. Sanborn of Andovcr,
expresses the opinion that this distressing
malady originates in the dental nerves in
a great majority of cases. He says :
" Seeming sound and healthy leelh,
which have never given intimation of de
fection, often contain in somi secret re
ccsa carious opening, through which ex
ternal ueiils insidiously enter, and at first
gradually wounding and irritating tho del-
icutej fibres, inflame Ultimately, ti e whole
cyslem, and arouse those peculiarly ex
cruciating flashes and paroxysms of i guny
which none but but the victim of ncitralgi 1
can iidcjHiitely describe."
I' UO.V1 li.11.1v1a. V'lvices irotn IJoiivin
of the 27 h December, inform us that Aclia
(who, nl previous accounts, was success
fully pushing foward towurda L.i lVz,)
has been put down.
Tiio President has pardoned lhos en
gaged with Acha. IL; has also called an
extra sesi-ion of Congress for the 1st of
February; and has announced to the na
tion thai one of the mattersjo be disposed
of will be the acceptance of his resigna
tion as l'lesiilent, and the provision of a
successor. In .Lis announcement he states
that he desires a,pt ivate life to rest from
the severest labors, to avoid the necessity
of punishing his opponents, aud to remove
any prelext for new revolutionary move
ments. The commercial prohibition that has so
long existed towurds l'cru has been abol
HiLttAx, Feb. 14, 1835.
The Royal M.'il a'cemship Asia, Cap.
Lott, arrived at this port at half-past one
o'clock this morning, und sailed again at
three o'clock, with a southeast wind, for
Dost -'ii, where sha will be due shorily af
ter noon on Thursday.
She left Liverpool ou Saturday, the 3 1
instant, and her advices are consequently
one week later than those received by the
The political new is of a highly impor
As wa" predicted at the departure of
the Atlantic, the resignation of Lord John
llussel was followed by that of the entire
Aberdeen ministry, und up to the latest
moment no new Cabinet had been con
Lord Derby had been invited by her
Majesty to form a new ministry, but his
efforts were unsuccessful.
Au-irs at the Crimea remained in pre
cisely the same condition as last reported
and there had been 110 fighting of impor
MasuracTiiBE or Lio.uoa. iho
norrnouse quantity of 47.000,0 JO gallons
of whisky, rum and brandy, and 3j. 000,
000 gallons of strong beer has been made
in the United Stales during the lust year;
being more than three gallons to every
man, woman and child, while aud black,
in the country.
Why should not the Legislature of tht
diflcrent Slates enact laws prohibiting
this wholesale waste worse than waste,
of breadstuffs, whew tho people .r upon
the vei0 of sUrva'.ton, ou .iceount o! the
scirrity of grain and high prices ?
PtraiSHKETr. jhctler. The lnw of kiti'lnes ecitl n
Pti'iihracnt is the ittfiioli-.n of pnin for . )assion ,, 8urrow fnr the otT.inon eom
art offense comtnitfed Bguingt sotno law. mittctl. It rea ves the ioul through tha
The I w of nature never f.d'ii to poni jCt flvy!jng 0f t)C ileart( ad doet ii
olTiMiifs ofTiiinst it j nor doe it ever pun- work 0f refonn.tion without abrasion of
ish the irtnocent nnd let the guilty go fr-
Il is wi i'ten in that code that men ah. 1
cominilt no exce. Tliey shall not enf
to surfiititij; if they do the digextive or
gans will be deranged, ll.e electrical for
ces will be disturbed and fail to pciforin
their Tunc' ions equally ihrotighutit the
yslen., the whole mrl.incry wi'I be
'hrowti mtn disorder, ati'i much ti .in wilt
! follow. If 'he crime be repealed contin
ually, permanent diseases will be genein
ted by it, and premature death will be the
consequence. So of intemperate drink
ing. iNo court, jury, and witnesses are
necessary to convict the oflender of the
crime and pass judgment upon him. It
will make his own face confess il with a
continual blush. His deportment will
declare it in language unmistakable. Il
will look through his eyes, breathe its
odors from his lungs, speak ils uiletisive
language with his organs, bloat his person,
walk zig-zag with his legs, and confuse
all his ideas. The punishment which na
ture inflicts are too well know to require
Vc will say nothing about the punish
ments inflicted by conventional laws, be
cause they nra all familiar to every otie ;
but there is a kind of punishment for of.
feitses that very frequently does great in
justice, because it precedes trial and con
viction. No greater punishment need to
be inflicted upon any one who has feeling
than the manifestation of displeasure by
1 rt . . ....
one from wnom unection ana kindness are
due. The mother finds a lamp broken and
ike oil spilled on the carpet in Susan's
bed-room. She accuses her of gross care
lessness, convicts her wiihoul trial, and
proceeds immediately to the infliction of
punishmeii'. She screams Susan's name
with angry voice. This is one punish
ment. Susan comes, feeling very badly
on account of the ungry manner in which
she is culled. Tho mother looks ut her
will) reproach in her countenance. This
is another punishment. She points at the
broken lamp aud (lie large spot of oil on
ihe Cai pi'l. and ask her if site isn't asham
ed of such carelessness, aud rattles out the
punishment aa fust as her tongue can ul
icr it, without waiting to hear whether
the arairgued culprit has any thing to of
fer iu extenuation or not. After tl.e has
made her stiller ubtutt us much as she thinks
is due to such an net of carelesssness,
she slops und learns from a younger sis
tcr that the cat threw thej..mp down in
th" act of capturing a mouse, after Susan
pot up and left the room. She heard the
'amp fall an J the m usc squeak. Here
an innocent girl is punished very severe
ly, because Ihe domestiu code is always
.Iminislered wrong end foremost. And
this not the worst of it. The mother
;rnar(S with the punishment which the
reaction inflicts upon her, and tggravates
theinjuiy by an attempt at sell'-jusiiiica
ion. Well, she snys, you deserve lo be
scolded for putting the lamp on that shelf
where you know a mouse might come
and where the cat would be certain to
throw it down if she went lo catch the
mouse, as you know she always will if
here is one about the house. Thia is add
ing cruelty Id injury, and will ha punish
ed by suffering a large per centage of loss
in tho diminutionof the daughter's res
pect and affection.
Livery crabbed word or cross answer is
a punishment, and is either merited or not,
according to the guilt or innocence, of the
one who receives it ; and evory ill-natur
ed reprimand is a severe punishment, not
to be endured without resentment by those
of simul.tr natures, when inflicted without
adequate cause. Dut such is tlie nature
of the domestic penul law, that its punish
tnent must be inflicted without trial, for
if they were not, they would be remitted
by another law which will always step in
where there ia sufficient discretion aud
sympathy lo allow of a triul on the merits
This is the law of kindness, which is the
only one that should ever be administered
in household government. This law nev
er faila to coto'r.aiid obedience and respect
It never inflicts a wound upon the feelings
of innocence. Its gentle reproof, which
consists only in poiu'ing out the difference
between the right and the wrong, and
showing what aro the consequences, is ten
fold more cffc tual iu correcting tho er
rors of life than all the hard w-ords that
can b- hurled from a tcrmiganl's battery
Invective makes the feelings smart, f s
cites similar passions, and prompts to re
Puliation, without producing coiupunuiion
or repentane, an) never nAs th heat
jihe sensitive feeling or the k'uiJIy atT-C-
iotiK. Huffulo R'pulh:.
' pomius Ariu tus poxm.
Rev. Henry Ward Dcecher thinks lJi
clcyy in theso days are favored wiih en
tirely too much a i vice from politicians,
ihe pre, nnd other, as to what (hey
! outj'it n 1 1 .ig'itno: lo j rcich, foriD-
1k.u a : . , ..... . , , .
" Our wonder i n it Ci.it minii'tr tl
not prsuoh better, but tl.al tlie:y preach at
all. A diffident young man (and all young
are difl!!e::t) with a subtilo conscience)
bulunced, like scales in a mint, on so hna
an edge that a mote will turn it, how shall
lie ever know his own mind, amidst a vice)
not only so multitudinous in items, but so
conflicting and con! radiclory Y Our im
pression is that a young minister should
put cotton in his ears, not in his con
science. Then in the exercise of common
sense, preach in such a way as in his cir
curaMatices, will do the work for whicli
preaching was ins.ituted.
" We have no doubt that a rigorous
landlord, having sharked it all the week,
screwing and griping omong liis tenants
would be better pleased to doze through
an able gospel sermon on' divino myster
ies, than lo be kept awake by a praUici
sermon that, among other things, sets
forth the duties of a Christian Landlord.
A broker who has gambled on a magnifi
cent scale all tho week, docs not go to
church to have his practical swindling an
alyzed and measured by the New Testa
ment spirit. A merchant, whoso last balo
of smuggled goods was safely stored on
Saturday night, and his brother merchant,
who on the same day swore a false in
voice through tlie Cus'.om House they
lon't go to the church to hear a sermon oil
faith, on angels, on tho resurrection. .
They have nothing invested on these sub
jects, they expect lho minister to be bold
nd orthodox. But if he wants respecta
ble merchant to pay amplepewrents,tlet
titii not vulgarize; tho pulpit, by introduc
ing commercial questions. A rich Chris-
ian brother owns largely in a distillery,
md is clamorous against lotting down tho
pulpit to the vulgarity of temperance ser
irmis. Another mnii ouys tux-titles, and
n ses I'botit all the wek lo sec who cm
be slipped out of a npglecled lot, A
mechanic that plies his craft with his un
scrupulous appliance of every means that
will win, he loo, wants djolrine" of lh
.Vbuith, not these secular question.
.Men wish two departments in life; the
( cular and the rclijiuus. Between iheia
a high wall and on;que, is to be built.
They wish Ij do just what they pleaso for
six long days. Then stepping iha other
side of the wall, they wih the minister
to assuage their fears, to comfort their
conscience, and furnish them a clear ticket
aud insurance for heaven. By suth
shrewd management, our modern Milan-
iers are determined to show that a Chris
tian cn serve two masters, both GjI and
uir.inm.iU. at the same time ! "
Poisons. Mr. Greely, in his strongest
article, in advocacy of the Maine Law,
places the right of legislative prohibition
solely on tlie ground that alcohol is a poi
son, and therefore) injurious iu any form
and in any qtlalitilj',
This argument, if a good one, applied
lo all poisons, and all substances, of which
poisons are the chief constituent. This
is the case, as everybody knows, with to
bacco, coffee and tea, which, by Mr. Gree
ley's logic, demand legislative prohibition.
Is Mr. Greeley willing to carry out this
principle ? To say nothing of tea and.
coffee, tobacco is certainly a virulent poi
son, as we.l as a disgusting nuisance, ia
itself, and its effects. Is Mr. Greely, on
the ground, ready to prohibit Its sale by
tine, imprisonment and confiscation?
Yes, or no ?
lie will sty, perhaps, that tobacco ia
not so bad a poison as alcohol. We think
il worte. But, in the same way, cider,
and wine, are not so deadly poison as rum
and brandy. If the legislature may make
distinctions between the relative virulence
of poisons, why not in one oase as well as
iu the other Y Has the legislature the
right lo prohibit the sale of an artiole rtl
common use, because il is a poison, an 1
if il be right on J du'y to prohibit the sale
nf one suuh article, why not Jl such t
Will Mr. Greeley, or tome of our in
genious correspondents, give us an an
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lauve, 00 mile; pusses, 23, ! '